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Real Simple April 2008Ellen Silverman

On the Cover


In This Issue

Thoughts, p. 10
 The Simple List, p. 14
 Contributors, p. 38
 Editor's Note, p. 41
 Everyday Celebrations
A festive spring luncheon, p. 43
 Your Words
What eco-friendly changes have you made in your life?, p. 51
 Solutions  Life Lessons
Gain a child, lose yourself? Writer Meg Wolitzer weighs in, p. 83
 The Motivator,
Life coach Gail Blanke explains three steps for coming to terms with your past―and moving on p. 203
Where to buy the products in this issue, p. 292
 Real Life
Meet reader Gwyn Cready, p. 296
 Real Simple To Go, p. 298

The Guide

  • So many neutral nail polishes, so little time. How to find the right one for you, p. 91
Life  Style 
  • Spring classic: White-hot suits that dazzle any way you wear them, p. 111
  • One woman’s favorite turquoise bag, plus 12 colorful options to brighten your wardrobe, p. 121
Body  Home  The Organizer 
  • Real Simple transforms the playroom of a Philadelphia family into a tidy and creative space worthy of their budding artiste, p. 171


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